Duo accomplished for several years, Vitaa and Slimane seem today to be at a dead end with their new album.
The two singers have been a hit since the release of their album VersuS on August 23. Number 1 of the Physical and digital Top Albums in 2020, for 14 non-consecutive weeks, Vitaa and Slimane thus sold 576,000 copies, including last October’s reissue. A record thanks in particular to the title Ca ira, or Avant to, but also to their interpretations at the Victoires de la Musique and the NRJ Music Awards.
But it seems that the album of the two stars is now at an impasse. This January 6, Vitaa shared a very strange announcement on her Instagram account. Indeed, Indifférence Prod, taking care of the productions of many French artists like Dadju, Amel Bent or even GIMS, published a very intriguing message concerning the album of the singer and Slimane, that the latter wanted to relay, ” Young project already “diamond album” label research to continue the exploitation of the VersuS album. Solid musical references. A very serious scenic project with a confirmed zenith tour with a very high occupancy rate. For any request for additional information (scores, certifications, interviews, etc.). Contact @indifferenceprod “…”.
Completely unexpected information since the two artists already belong to the Jef Jam label, belonging to Universal Music. However, a duet album is a completely different project, and after much criticism on the subject, it seems that the two singers are at a dead end to go further. Indeed, it was in 2016 that, during his performance on the set of The Voice 5, Slimane performed “A fleur de toi” by Vitaa. An interpretation that upset the main interested party, thus qualifying the young artist as “the reincarnation of Jacques Brel”. Then, only two years later, the two singers befriended and decided to create “Je te le gives”, a song intended for Vitaa’s album. But faced with the immense success of this duo on Youtube, someone close to the two artists suggests that they make an entire album together. Very hesitant, they finally end up accepting, “We both had doubts. We asked to go back to the studio to see what it was going to be. We loved creating together. When we left, we said to ourselves that it would be a bad idea not to continue, ”Slimane told Chérie FM.
An album that will take them six months of preparation before being released in the middle of summer 2019 and being today looking for … a label.